Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 1416. James Burcham's writing titled "Recollections of the Early Settlement of Jackson County, [Indiana]," which was submitted to a Kossuth, Indiana newspaper for publication in 1874. He records experiences of his pioneer days in Indiana, ca. 1800s-1820s, and particularly describes relations with Indians and fort life.
United States History
Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Burcham, James (SC 1416)" (1990). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 130.